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Bust Out Kicks Off Stompede

By KEVIN HAMPSON Daily Herald-Tribune The Grande Prairie Stompede illustrates the deep roots of western culture in the Peace Country, said Terri Sudnik, who was named Stomper of the Year Tuesday. Sudnik, president of the Stompede board, received the award during the Stompede’s Bust Out barbecue celebration in the parking lot of Revolution Place. “The […]

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Get In The Program!

Looking for an inexpensive and effect way to promote your company? Stompede has a great way to do just that. For just $100 you can be in Stompede’s 40th year program. Your business can have a coupon placed in the program. A great way to advertise your business and promote local shopping! As an added […]

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Stompede Parade May 30

The annual Showdown Parade this year will be kicking off a very important year for the Grande Prairie Stompede. Stompede is celebrating its 40th anniversary and what better way to get the week going then with a parade down the heart of the city. This year’s event is scheduled for Tuesday, May 30 at 6 […]

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Amber Marshall Returns To Stompede

Television star Amber Marshall will be making an appearance at Stompede for the second year in a row. She will be the guest at luncheons being held in Clarkson Hall at Evergreen Park on Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 individually while Parent & Me […]

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WPCA Tarp Auction Results

By BILLY MELVILLE The second chuckwagon canvas auction for the 2017 professional chuckwagon season took place at the Grey Eagle Resort & Casino for the bulk of the 2017 WPCA Pro Tour on Thursday, April 6, 2017. Prime advertising space on the chuckwagons of the best 37 chuckwagon drivers in the world today was available […]

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All Pro Wagons Hold Tarp Sale

The All Pro Canadian Chuckwagon and Chariot Association held its tarp auction for the Grande Prairie Stompede and Teepee Creek Stampede on March 29 at JP Outpost in Clairmont. This year’s Stompede (May 31-June 4) is the first stop on the association’s circuit. The highest selling tarp went to Garry Thiel (Nightcap Industies/Urban Underground). Total […]

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King Kelly Tops At Tarp Sale

Chalk up another win for the King. Although he didn’t fare very well during the 2016 GMC Rangeland Derby, things are looking up for Kelly Sutherland heading into his swansong at the Calgary Stampede. The 65-year-old Grande Prairie reinsman was purchased by Friends of the King for the top bid of $110,000 at the 2017 […]

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Tarp Sales Coming Up Soon

It’s that time of year again. The snow is melting and chuckwagon drivers from around Alberta and Saskatchewan will be tuning up their steeds in preparation for the coming season of racing. And as important as a good reinsmen and good horses are to success so are good sponsors. There would be no chuckwagon racing […]

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MISS STOMPEDE FUNDRAISER

The road to Miss Rodeo Canada can be a long one . . . and a costly one. Miss Stompede 2016 Miranda Pybus will be making that journey and a fundraiser being held on Sept. 17 is a way to help her get there. Called Derby and Diamonds, the fundraiser is being held at the […]

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BULL RIDING CHAMP LIKES GP

Winning a pro rodeo in the bull riding is no easy feat. Winning after having to strap onto the back of one, fighting him in the chutes and then coming back for a re-ride makes this that much tougher. And that is what Jordan Hansen was up against this weekend in Grande Prairie, where he […]

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